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for Poke bonnet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Poke \Poke\, n.
1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the
ribs. --Ld. Lytton.
2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting
person. [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett.
3. A contrivance to prevent an animal from leaping or
breaking through fences. It consists of a yoke with a pole
inserted, pointed forward. [U.S.]
Poke bonnet, a bonnet with a straight, projecting front.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a hat tied under the chin [syn: bonnet, poke bonnet]
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